Summer Hedgerow with Dog Roses by Elaine Kazimierczuk 
oil on canvas
Image size: H:80 cm x W:80 cm
Complete Size of Unframed Work: H:80 cm x W:80 cm x D:2cm
Frame Size: H:84 cm x W:84 cm x D:3.5cm
Please note that insitu images are purely an indication of how a piece may look
A summer hedgerow festooned with wild roses - the epitome of a lazy walk down a country lane. These are dog roses, which got their name from the belief that you should eat the root if you were bitten by a rabid dog! But the flowers themselves are almost to pretty to describe - a pink blush on the rosebuds, fading to the most delicate shade as the flowers open making a glorious display in the green hedgerow. Their sweet fragrance completes the experience.
Elaine Kazimierczuk artist paints original art and is available to buy online and in our art gallery.
Elaine Kazimierczuk studied chemistry at university and taught for many years before becoming a professional artist. She has written and illustrated a series of books on local history besides a monograph on the religious works of the prominent sculptor Peter Eugene Ball, with whom she collaborated on many major commissions. She is a trustee of Midlands-based Ice-age Archaeological Insights and produces visual interpretations of prehistoric people and their environment. In addition to the demand for her landscapes, there is a growing clientele for her portraiture. She has been shortlisted for the 2016 BP National Portrait Award.
Many of Elaine Kazimierczuk’s works are based on interpretations of intimately-known localities, frequently, but not exclusively, in her native Nottinghamshire. In her semi-abstract studies of meadows, trees and hedgerows, she achieves a tension between looseness and control, which enables her to convey that intricate assembly of wild beauty. Frequently working on a red ground, which resonates with the vibrant overpainting, she adopts a bold approach, so that there is an evident freedom, just short of capriciousness, either of hand or eye, in the brushwork. Her works represent the ordered chaos of the natural world with energy and vitality. Elaine Kazimierczuk has recently been awarded the Mary Moser Prize for 2018. This is an Oxfordshire Art Weeks prize awarded to a person who has changed career and taken up art professionally later in life.
To discuss any artworks by Elaine Kazimierczuk's art works please email email@example.com, or call 07799 535765 / 01869 338155.